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Gem

Gem

Object Number:29-128-809
Current Location: Collections Storage
Provenience: Mediterranean
Period: 18th Century
Date Made: 1700-1799
Early Date: 1700
Late Date: 1799
Section:Mediterranean
Materials:Alabaster
Technique:Cameo
Iconography:Warrior
Shield
Credit Line:Bequest of Maxwell Sommerville, 1904
Other Number:809 - Sommerville Gem Number

Description

Sommerville: Alabaster. A warrior with shield. Tenerae, Case XX.

Vermeule: Cameo. Alabaster. Bust of a warrior of Hellenistic type, facing to left, a shield on left shoulder. 18th century

Bibliography:

[Book] Sommerville, Maxwell. 1889. Engraved Gems: Their History and an Elaborate View of Their Place In Art.. Maxwell Sommerville. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 718, no. 809View Objects related to this Actual Citation

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